[Haskell-beginners] Re: Unicode in GHCi

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Nov 12 22:20:32 EST 2008

On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 13:35:12 +0200, "Christos Chryssochoidis"
<c.chryssochoidis at gmail.com> wrote:

>Thank you for your response!
>Indeed utf8-string works fine for printing and reading utf8 strings!
>I would also like to use multibyte characters in GHCi, but as the guys
>at #Haskell told me yesterday, GHCi 6.10.1 switched from using
>readline for line edting to the editline lib, and the latter can't
>handle unicode characters, at least for now. But in GHCi 6.8 and the
>older versions there shouldn't be any problem with unicode characters
>in GHCi.

Incidentally, does anyone know the reason that GHCi 6.10.1 switched
from using readline to editline?

-- Benjamin L. Russell

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